What's with all the different types of deadlift?

What's with all the different types of deadlift?

What’s the deal with all these different types? Why would someone choose one and not the other? Here I’ll breakdown some of the most common deadlift variations and some of the pros and cons of each.

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The Keys to a Beginner Program

The Keys to a Beginner Program

Most people are considered “beginners” when it comes to strength training, so you would think that more quality program options would be available.  The truth is, beginner programming relies on a few basic principles for success, and if written correctly, are pretty simple and straightforward.

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The Only New Year's Resolution You Need to Make

The Only New Year's Resolution You Need to Make

It’s the new year and with it comes big changes, but some things never change. Many people use the new year as motivation for change to both body and mind. See what Ari and I think is the most important resolution you can ever make.

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Training for Kids: How to Do it Smart

Training for Kids: How to Do it Smart

So what does a training program look like for a child, and at what age can they begin? In my experience, children as young as 8 can benefit from a consistent training program.  Of course, a youth training program and an adult training program will have a few significant differences.

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The One Thing I Enjoy About Moving

It isn’t often that I have the chance to use strength from the weight room in day to day life.  Unfortunately the physical demands of the average adult these days are pretty low.  One of the few exceptions to this is when I am involved in a move.  As stressful and time consuming as a move can be, there is something pretty cool about lifting heavy furniture, or carrying out 6 bags of trash at once to the dumpster.  

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Training For “General Fitness” does not get you out of “Serious” Strength Training

Training For “General Fitness” does not get you out of “Serious” Strength Training

The fitness “industry” constantly fails to convey the right information in the right format to the right people.  The average individual is typically convinced that exercises like squats, deadlifts, military presses, power cleans, etc. are too sport-specific, dangerous, and barbaric to be worth their resources.

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Your Fitness Investment

Most of the time, the results of a certain activity or achievement are directly tied to the investment.

Let's say you are like most people and want to invest some money you have saved in order to grow it into more. What if I claimed that I could take a $1,000 dollar investment from you and turn it into 1 million dollars in just 12 weeks with no risk involved! Would you invest in my service, or would you think I was crazy?

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